2 Contents Definition of Cloud Computing Definition History Research on Development Status of Cloud Computing Industry in China s Market Policy Environment Industrial Chain Business Model IaaS Publisher Founder, Chairman & CEO Gavin Ni English Editors Jarod Ji & Lisa Zhang Layout Designer Camille Zhang Research Contact Tel: +86(10) ext Zero2IPO Customer Service Hotline PaaS SaaS Development Status China s Cloud Computing Market is in Small Size but Growing Rapidly and of Huge Potential Local Patterns of Cloud Computing Initially Take Shape with the Support from Local Governments Infrastructure Is Weak, with A Focus on Developing Network and Data Center in Recent Years Enterprise Users Are Still Scrupulous about Cloud Computing, and Security Is An Important Drawback The Period of 12th Five-Year Plan Is A Key Period for the Growth of Cloud Computing Industry Research on Investment of Cloud Computing in China Analysis of VC/PE Investment Investment Size Investment Rounds Investment Regions Investment Currency Analysis of M&As and IPOs Analysis of Development Trend and Investment Opportunities of Cloud Computing in China s Market Development Trend Cloud Computing Industry Will Gradually Attract More Attention from Capital Market
3 The Improvement of the Cloud Computing Industry Chain Will Be Accelerated in the Big Data Era Market Demands Gradually Become the Main Driving Force for the Development of Cloud Computing Industry New Urbanization May Promote the Implementation of Public Cloud Cloud Computing Services for Individuals Will Be Further Popularized Investment Opportunities and Risks Data Center Field Cloud Security Related Field Public Cloud Related Field Personal User Cloud Services Field
4 Figures Figure Development History of Cloud Computing Industry in China Figure Industrial Chain of Cloud Computing 6 2 Figure Comparison of Global Cloud Computing Service Industry by Market Scale in Figure Prediction of Cloud Computing Service Industry in China's Market by Market Size in Figure Geographic Distribution of Cloud Computing in China's Market 13 Figure Year-on-Year Comparison of Cloud Computing in China's Market by Investment Scale in Figure Comparison of Cloud Computing in China's Market in (By Investment Round) 24 Figure Figure Figure Figure Comparison of Cloud Computing Investment Round in China's Market in 2012 (By No. of Deals) Geographic Distribution of Cloud Computing Investment in China's Market in 2012 (By No. of Deals) Comparison of Cloud Computing Investment Cases in (By Currency) Comparison of Cloud Computing Investment Amt. in (By Currency)
5 Tables Table Key Policies of Cloud Computing Industry in China 4 Table Size and Region Classification of Data Centers 16 Table Geographic Distribution of Cloud Computing Investments in China's Market in Table IPOs of Cloud Computing in China s Market in
6 VC China Cloud Computing Industry Investment Report Definition of Cloud Computing Definition The most authoritative definition of cloud computing was proposed in 2011 by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. In short, cloud computing is an internet-based computing method with which the shared software and hardware resources and information can be provided on demand for computers and other equipment. Cloud computing is the third IT revolution following the personal computer revolution and Internet revolution. In 2010, the Chinese government listed cloud computing as one of the strategic emerging industries History China s cloud computing industry was officially started in Different from Europe and America, government cloud computing dominated this industry in China at the early stage. The main reason is that Chinese Internet companies are much smaller than their counterparts in the US, such as IBM and Google, so they are more cautious in trying in new technological fields when the business model of cloud computing is not mature yet at the early stage. Under the state s relevant support policies on strategic emerging industries, the government took 1
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